Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Voters of Hailey, the time is now


     Thanks to the outstanding efforts of the Wood River High School Environmental Club, the voters of Hailey will be given the opportunity to ban “single-use” plastic shopping bags.

     To help educate voters, the WRHS Environmental Club presented a documentary titled “Bag It” at the Liberty Theatre. The documentary gave a truly entertaining and informative perspective on plastic in our world today, told by a person who just wanted to know more about the “single-use” plastic bag. This film is a must see for all voters.

     It seems that many of the problems caused by plastic in our world today were for the most part created unknowingly by us as consumers (as well as the plastic manufacturers). Now that we know some of the problems that we have created, we can begin to solve them (we know that the plastics manufacturers will do nothing to solve the problems). With your vote to ban “single-use” plastic bags, we can begin the process of solving these problems.

     The Wood River High School Environmental Club deserves our sincere gratitude and appreciation for bringing this timely issue to our attention and giving each of us the opportunity to make a difference!

Nancy Holcomb

Indian Creek




About Comments

Comments with content that seeks to incite or inflame may be removed.

Comments that are in ALL CAPS may be removed.

Comments that are off-topic or that include profanity or personal attacks, libelous or other inappropriate material may be removed from the site. Entries that are unsigned or contain signatures by someone other than the actual author may be removed. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or any other policies governing this site. Use of this system denotes full acceptance of these conditions. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.

The comments below are from the readers of mtexpress.com and in no way represent the views of Express Publishing, Inc.

You may flag individual comments. You may also report an inappropriate or offensive comment by clicking here.

Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.

Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.

Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:

  • Spam
  • Ones violating this site's commenting policy
  • Clearly unrelated
  • Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
  • Disagreeing with the content
  • Being in a dispute with the commenter

Popular Comment Threads



 Local Weather 
Search archives:


Copyright © 2020 Express Publishing Inc.   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
All Rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc. is prohibited. 

The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area community. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and others in this week's issue.